"So this year, Linux was king among many of the smaller vendors,
and really, that made it all that much more special. You weren't
treated as a number, or some nameless face. You were treated with
personal attention and with a lot of zeal.
"Another thing I found funny was that I've read (and talked to)
a few people/sites that said that Linux was relatively absent from
CES this year. Actually, I think it had a much greater presense.
The difference was, you had to go hunting for it. Which is what I
did. I started out day 3 with a well organized walking plan. That
lasted about 2 minutes before I ended up abandoning it and just
walking the rows to see who was there. And that was the best thing
that could have happened, because there was a bunch of people who
were there who didn't show up in my initial search for companies